C. A. A. Allen was still busy making a name for himself as a manager and publicist in the hip-hop scene when he got bit by the literary bug. However, it wasn’t until he took a hiatus from music that he began writing The Cave Maze, an epic fantasy book. With its diverse and distinct cast of characters and compelling setting, it is a tale that will appeal to everyone from fans of epic fantasy to role-playing gamers. Today we chat with Allen about the innovative magic system he came up with for the book, the fascinating residents of his maze and his secret skills.
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Dawn Brower is an avid reader and always has stories in her head, which she sometimes needs to suppress in order to get her latest book done. Her books also have a way to take a direction of their own, which just makes the whole writing process all the more exciting. Today, Brower chats with us about her latest book, One Heart to Give, her childhood years as the only girl out of six children and how hard it is to write love scenes.
Adam Gittlin has a knack for writing high finance thrillers that keep readers on the edge of their seats. His first novel in the wildly popular Jonah Grey series, The Deal, is getting a film adaptation. Today, Gittlin chats with us about the third book in the DEAL series, Deal Master, what sparked his interest in becoming an author and gives us some insights in the character of Jonah Grey.
Carmen DeSousa is a romantic at heart who writes gripping, suspenseful stories about true love and happily ever afters. In today's interview DeSousa reveals how she eloped with her (now) husband six weeks after meeting him, why she doesn't write erotic love scenes and whether or not she reads reader reviews.
Although born and raised in Los Angeles, K. N. Parker also has a Japanese heritage and even taught himself the language. This affinity with the land of robotics and his frequent travels there inspired his book, Autonomously Yours. Today we chat with Kiyoshi about his fascination with robots, the moral dilemmas facing the AI industry and how exactly he managed to pull off teaching himself Japanese.
Multiple award-winning author, Rodney Walther, writes in a strong narrative voice about difficult themes. His books are known to be thought-provoking and engaging and Broken Laces, a bestselling novel about a workaholic father who suddenly faces single parenthood, is no exception. Today, we chat about Broken Laces, baseball and the importance of parent-child relationships.
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